Check out this camera gear wrecked by the August solar eclipse

Most photographers took the necessary precautions to protect both themselves and their kit when shooting the recent solar eclipse. Some didn’t, and here’s what happened to the gear.

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NASA searches for Planetary Protection Officer to save Earth from alien contamination

Looking for a fresh career challenge? NASA is looking for a planetary protection officer to protect Earth from extraterrestrial contamination.

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Kuna outdoor smart security camera and light can stop burglars in their tracks

Kuna is a security camera built inside a porch light that is designed to protect against unwanted intruders. You can interact with visitors at your front door via your smartphone from anywhere.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/17/kuna-outdoor-smart-security-camera-and-light-can-stop-burglars-in-their-tracks.html

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Regulators Step Up Efforts to Keep Cars Safe From Hacking

Federal regulators issued the first-ever guidelines to protect cars from hacking, reinforcing their view that cybersecurity is an important part of auto safety.

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The Consumer Reports 10-Minute Digital Privacy Tuneup

There’s a lot you can do to protect your personal information when you go online, whether you’re using a smartphone or a laptop, and whether you’re at home or in a coffee shop.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/20/consumer-reports-10-minute-digital-privacy-tuneup.html

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Federal Agencies Seek Cyberdefenders


The U.S. government is in the process of hiring a small army of IT specialists to bolster its efforts to protect data held at federal agencies from cybersecurity threats. The feds hired 3,000 new cybersecurity and IT professionals in the first six months of the current fiscal year. In addition, the government is “committed to a plan by which agencies would hire 3,500 more individuals to fill critical cybersecurity and IT positions by January 2017,” said Shaun Donovan, director of the OMB.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83759.html?rss=1

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Apple unlikely to learn details of San Bernardino iPhone exploit

Article Image Apple, in an effort to protect customers against a heretofore unknown iPhone vulnerability, has sought information regarding a working encryption exploit used by the Justice Department in its investigation into the San Bernardino terror attacks. A new report, however, suggests the passcode bypass technique will likely remain secret.

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How to install and run Mac apps that don't come from the Mac App Store

Article Image Apple has introduced a number of features designed to protect users from malware in OS X, but these tools occasionally go too far when trying to save people from themselves.

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WhatsApp extends encryption to photos, video, other messages

WhatsApp says it’s now using a powerful form of encryption to protect the security of photos, videos, group chats and voice calls in addition to the text messages sent by its more than a billion users around the globe.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/06/whatsapp-extends-encryption-into-photos-video-other-messages.html

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Despite big branding push, Apple is about as trusted on privacy as Google and Microsoft

Apple is adamant that its iPhones and Macs protect user privacy better than competing products, and the recent fight with the FBI shows the company isn’t willing to back down from its software security principles without a fight.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/23/despite-big-branding-push-apple-is-about-as-trusted-on-privacy-as-google-and-microsoft.html

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Senate committee chair mulls bill to punish companies that refuse decryption requests

Article Image Amid a raging digital security debate sparked by Apple’s fight to protect encryption FBI, the Senate Intelligence Committee is said to be working on legislation that would criminalize companies unwilling to comply with court-ordered decryption requests.

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Another security manual recommends using Apple iMessage: this time, ISIS

Article Image An operations security manual developed to advise journalists and political activists on how to protect their identities is now being distributed by supporters of Islamic State terrorists. One of its recommendations is to use Apple’s securely encrypted iMessage service.

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